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Hammond Pond Park-O 

Starts: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 6:00 PM
Registration:  Pre-registration is optional, but requested (so we know how many maps to print) by Tuesday, April 14, 2009 12:00 AM
Start Type: Interval (runners start at 1 minute intervals)
Map: Hammond Pond
Organizer: Alex Jospe

The first of six CSU Park-Os in the Spring 2009 Park-O series will be at Hammond Pond. Entry is $5 for adults and $3 for kids; extra maps cost $2.

This event is part of the 2009 Spring Park-O Series


Advanced3000m0m12 1815
Beginner2000m0m8 13

Start Location  

Available Maps:

Mapquest Topozone Google Maps

The registration and start will be at the parking lot on the SE side of Hammond Pond in Chestnut Hill. See maps below.

From Rt. 95 take Rt. 9 (Boylston St.) E to Hammond Pond Parkway, then into Hammond Pond lot just W of lower Bloomingdale's mall.

Take the green line (line D - Riverside) to Chestnut Hill. Walk 0.3 miles S [this is left, over the bridge, after you exit the station] along Hammond St. Turn right onto Boylston St. Walk 0.5 miles W along Boylston St. past the shopping malls. Find us on the N part of the parking lot just W of Bloomingdale’s mall.

Take bus 60 from Kenmore Station to Chestnut Hill. From the bus stop walk around the corner of Bloomingdale’s and find us on the N part of the parking lot.

Orienteering Map

Hammond Pond

Scale: 1:5000
Contours: 10ft

Mostly open forest with good visibility and runability. Several trails and rock features. Difficulty 4 out of 4 on the Park-O scale. This is real orienteering!

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